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Les diadèmes dans l’Antiquité grecque, typologie, fabrication et fonction (IXe-IVe s. av. J.-C.)

Abstract : Diadems, in classical Antiquity, are usually discovered in funerary sites from the Greek Mediterranean world or under Greek influence. They are made from various materials, precious or not, gold is mainly represented. We have established a catalogue making an inventory of a great number of diadems made of precious metal, dated between 9th-4th century BC. The corpus is based on several research areas: technological, iconographic, typological, bibliographic, graphic and archaeological. The use of macro photography, a method of observation recently developed to understand the stages of manufacture of antique jewellery, helped to define the design of the structures and the items of the jewels, to emphasize the type of solder used and to identify different series of diadems, linked to a workshop or a common matrix. This approach, combined with the confrontation of archaeological contexts of the diadems of the corpus, as well as an iconographic analysis, highlighted the various functions of the diadems during this period, and pointed out, in some cases, the social and cultural background of the holders.
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Dimitri Marcin. Les diadèmes dans l’Antiquité grecque, typologie, fabrication et fonction (IXe-IVe s. av. J.-C.). Archéologie et Préhistoire. Université de Lorraine, 2015. Français. ⟨NNT : 2015LORR0233⟩. ⟨tel-01754535⟩



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